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Three studies related to 'The Ingoldsby Legends.'
Reid 4458. 'Netley Abbey' The abbot superintending the monks "walling up in a hol" a nun who broke the rules of the convent. (Two studies on separate sheets)
Reid 4459. 'Raising the devil.' The old man in his mystic circle dashing his purse in the face of the desperate youth who has asked to see his Satanic Majesty.
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Height: 131 millimetres (approx height (smallest sheet torn across the top edge))
Height: 137 millimetres (approx. height (largest sheet))
Width: 110 millimetres (approx width (smallest sheet))
Width: 115 millimetres (approx. width (largest sheet))
- Curator's comments
- Date and description based on GW Reid 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
'The Ingoldsby legends or Mirth and marvels' By Richard Harris Barham, under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby Esq, was first publishedin Bentley's Miscellany in 1837. These drawings relate to editions published in 1864 and 1865 with illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech and John Tenniel.
For further information on Cruikshank's tracings see curatorial comment for 1974,U.2103.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: 'The Ingoldsby legends.'
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- Prints and Drawings
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 1891,1116.179